In the introduction to the 1964 Report of the Commission on the Humanities the authors state: “If the interdependence of science and the humanities were generally understood, men would be more likely to become masters of their technology and not its unthinking...
We sat down to chat with Valerie Innella Maiers, Casper College Humanities Festival Committee Chair, and Aaron M. Wood, Casper College Dance Instructor, about the Casper College Humanities Festival and Demorest Lecture and this year’s theme, “Around the World.” You...
As you are surely aware, our nation recently experienced the longest government shutdown in US history, 35 days, surpassing the 21-day shutdown of 1996. Because the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is funded through the Interior Bill—one of the bills that...
To misquote a former Wyoming Humanities employee: the humanities are our stories. The stories we tell ourselves determine who we are and what we believe. My misremembering of the exact quote causes this to lose some of its immediate effects, yet the truth it contains...
Today is a National Day of Mourning to honor the late former President George H.W. Bush, who died last Friday night, November 30, at 94. Friends and family will celebrate his life during a memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington on this day. President...
By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51104746 by Milward Simpson Trips to Cody, WY were always special and exciting occasions growing up. My brother and sister and I looked forward to going to the family ranch down the south fork of the...
Wyoming Humanities presents Interpreting Shakespeare, March 8, 5:30 pm Atlas Theater in Cheyenne. A happy hour discussion facilitated by University of Wyoming Shakespeare expert Peter Parolin. The Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra
Wyoming Humanities presents Interpreting Shakespeare, March 8, 5:30 pm Atlas Theater in Cheyenne. A happy hour discussion facilitated by University of Wyoming Shakespeare expert Peter Parolin. The Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra conductor, composer of an original piece and actors, dancers and singers performing with the orchestra at their Romeo and Juliet concert on Saturday will discuss using their art to interpret Shakespeare in 21st century Wyoming. Admission is free. There is a cover charge for alcohol and attendees buy their own drinks. Popcorn provided by En Avant Dance.
The event is a collaboration with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra - which is presenting a Romeo and Juliet concert on Saturday March 9 that will feature an original piece inspired
The event is a collaboration with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra – which is presenting a Romeo and Juliet concert on Saturday March 9 that will feature an original piece inspired by the story, dramatic presentations of pieces of the play, dancers performing with music from the Romeo and Juliet ballet and Singers performing exerts from another interpretation of the story.
High Plains Book Award winner John Clayton will deliver an illustrated lecture from his book Wonderlandscape at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 12 in Grizzly Hall at the Park County Public
High Plains Book Award winner John Clayton will deliver an illustrated lecture from his book Wonderlandscape at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 12 in Grizzly Hall at the Park County Public Library in Cody.
Prior to the reading, the Northwest College Cody Center will host a reception for the author from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon offers a new perspective on our nation’s first national park. Through a detailed account of the park’s cultural history, readers see how the values of the era shape and redefine the park for each generation.
The Montana-based writer’s work regularly appears in Montana Quarterly, Big Sky Journal, and dozens of other publications. Previous books include Stories from Montana’s Enduring Frontier and The Cowboy Girl: The Life of Caroline Lockhart.
Clayton’s new book, Natural Rivals: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and the Birth of Public Lands will be published by Pegasus Books in August 2019.
This event is part of the Northwest College Writers Series. Clayton’s talk is funded by grants from Wyoming Humanities and the Northwest College Foundation and a partnership with the Park County Public Library.
Ron Spigelman rounds out the talks with his presentation of "From Russia with Love," with selections from Glinka, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. We close our season with a quartet of
Ron Spigelman rounds out the talks with his presentation of “From Russia with Love,” with selections from Glinka, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. We close our season with a quartet of romantic Russian masterpieces. Glinka’s Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture starts the concert with a flurry of notes. Van Cliburn Piano Competition Prizewinner, Di Wu, performs the Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini,Rachmaninoff’s virtuosic tour de force. We pay homage to Shakespeare’s star crossed lovers with Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. The evening finishes in a side trip to Spain with the colorful orchestration, beautiful melodies, and country dances of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol.